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ALLSOP, JOYCE
The Voyage of the Gale
Auckland, New Zealand, Pettifogging Press. 1982, First Edition. Soft Cover, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Numbered 53 of 100 copies. Log of the ship Gale’s first journey from Clyde, Scotland via the Chatham Island route to Dunedin. CONDITION Blue stapled card wraps with DJ fixed at spine, 85 pages printed on nice hand made paper. A little wear to spine of DJ o/w a fine copy. Near Fine.
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Book number: 15662
USD 35.00 [Appr.: EURO 31.25 | £UK 28.25 | JP¥ 3788]
Catalogue: Ships & the Sea

 
ANDERSON, WILLIAM R; BLAIR, CLAY JNR
Nautilus 90 North : The Astonishing Feat of the First Atomic Submarine and Its Voyage Beneath the Polar Ice Pack
London, United Kingdom, Hodder & Stoughton. 1959, First Edition. Cloth with dust jacket, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Blue canvas bds with bright Gilt title (sl faded srip along top and bottom edge) map eps, pp 190 with 37 photo illus (nice bright copy with mild foxing to end pages). Original DJ is fresh with sl edge wear. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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Book number: 11628
USD 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 18 | £UK 16.25 | JP¥ 2165]
Catalogue: Ships & the Sea
Keywords: Arctic

 
BAILEY, HIRAM P
Shanghaied Out of 'Frisco in the Nineties
London, Heath Cranton. 1925, First Edition. Hard Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. A voyage on a four-masted barque across San Francisco Bay via Mexico, Chile, Australia and Fiji. A lively tale full of high jinx, a mutiny, the many rogues etc. CONDITION Brown bds (lightly faded, unworn) 187 pages with 9 illus. Bright and crisp copy with light foxing to ends and edges. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 15033
USD 40.00 [Appr.: EURO 35.75 | £UK 32.25 | JP¥ 4329]
Catalogue: Ships & the Sea

 
BELCHER, BILL
Shipwreck on Middleton Reef
Auckland, New Zealand, Collins. 1979, First Edition. Hard Cover with dust jacket, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Story of the Authors shipwreck during the trans Tasman New Plymouth to Mooloolaba races and his rescue. CONDITION Green bds (unworn) map liners, 190 pages with photo and sketch illus. Copy very bright and crisp, DJ unworn with water stain to rear only visible on the inside. Possibly a publishers remainder as title page has been neatly cut out. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: 15658
USD 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 10.75 | £UK 9.75 | JP¥ 1299]
Catalogue: Ships & the Sea

 
BLAIR, CAPTAIN CLOUGH
Shoestring Shipping Line
Wellington, NZ, A.H. & A.W.Reed. 1967, First Edition. Hard Cover with dust jacket, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Unread condition is pristine as new with gift exchange card still laid in to front. Teal bds with bright Gilt title, 180 pages with 34 photo illus. DJ not worn or price clipped. As New condition. #New Zealand History#. Fine/Fine.
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Book number: 10414
USD 40.00 [Appr.: EURO 35.75 | £UK 32.25 | JP¥ 4329]
Catalogue: Ships & the Sea
Keywords: Tasman Shipping Company Nautical Maritime New Zealand

 
BRETT, HENRY
White Wings : Fifty Years of Sail in the New Zealand Trade 1850 to 1900, Volume 1
Auckland, New Zealand, Brett Printing & Publishing. 1924, First Edition. Cloth, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Brett was originally a shipping reporter on the "Auckland Star" and an account of the smaller ships that traded inter-colonial across the Tasman Sea. A second volume was later published in 1928. CONDITION Blue bds has slight wear and stain to rear, pp 368 with 161 illus of ships, locations and captains portraits, rear page of index pasted to rear bd which has handwritten ships names and ladings. Previous owners names to front pastedown and free end page, moderately handled copy, clean with toned eps. OVERWEIGHT. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 15409
USD 75.00 [Appr.: EURO 67 | £UK 60.5 | JP¥ 8117]
Catalogue: Ships & the Sea

 
CARR, WILLIAM GUY
Hell's Angels of The Deep
London, United Kingdom, Hutchinson. 1932, 3rd Impression. Cloth, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Burgundy bds with gilt title (spine faded, bottom cnrs buffed through cloth, o/w fresh) pp 288 with 8 photo illus, tight and clean, not inscribed, occaisonal fox spot to edge. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 8328
USD 40.00 [Appr.: EURO 35.75 | £UK 32.25 | JP¥ 4329]
Catalogue: Ships & the Sea
Keywords: Navy Submarine Nautical

 
CARTER, RONALD
Little Ships : The Story of the Birth and Growth of New Zealand's Yatching Fleet from the Earliest Recorded Events to the Year 1940
Wellington, New Zealand, A.H. & A.W.Reed. 1944, First Edition. Cloth, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ill.: Frommherz, Max (photography). Tan bds with crisp Black title (fresh and unworn, cnrs sharp) pp 259 with photo plates, maps and figural illus. A nice crisp copy with very minor edge browning. #New Zealand History#. Near Fine/No Jacket.
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Book number: 12594
USD 80.00 [Appr.: EURO 71.5 | £UK 64.5 | JP¥ 8658]
Catalogue: Ships & the Sea
Keywords: New Zealand Frommherz, Max (Photography)

 
CHICHESTER, FRANCIS
Gipsy Moth Circles the World
London, United Kingdom, Hodder & Stoughton. 1967, First Edition. Hard Cover with dust jacket, Large 8vo. Blue bds with crisp Silver title, ppxvi 269 with 39 colour and b/w photo illus, 5 line illus and 7 maps. Fresh unworn copy is named to front pastedown mostly obscured by DJ flap, tight and clean interior. Original DJ is lightly rubbed to edges and starting to yellow. Overweight. Near Fine/Very Good.
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Book number: 10411
USD 26.00 [Appr.: EURO 23.25 | £UK 21 | JP¥ 2814]
Catalogue: Ships & the Sea
Keywords: Sailing Yachting Boating Global Circumnavigation Noamzcom

 
CHICHESTER, FRANCIS
Gipsy Moth Circles the World
London, United Kingdom, Hodder & Stoughton. 1967, First Edition. Hard Cover with dust jacket, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Blue bds with crisp Silver title, pp xvi 269 with 39 colour and b/w photo illus, 5 line illus and 7 maps. Fresh unworn copy, tight and clean interior. Original DJ sl faded spine and is price clipped. Overweight. Near Fine/Very Good.
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Book number: 10506
USD 22.00 [Appr.: EURO 19.75 | £UK 17.75 | JP¥ 2381]
Catalogue: Ships & the Sea
Keywords: Sailing Yachting Boating Global Circumnavigation No Amzcom

 
CHICHESTER, FRANCIS
Gipsy Moth Circles the World
London, United Kingdom, Hodder & Stoughton. 1967, First Edition. Hard Cover with dust jacket, Large 8vo. Blue bds with crisp Silver title, pp xvi 269 with 39 colour and b/w photo illus, 5 line illus and 7 maps. Fresh unworn copy, tight and clean interior. Original DJ sl faded spine and has minor edge wear. Overweight. Near Fine/Very Good.
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Book number: 11470
USD 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 18 | £UK 16.25 | JP¥ 2165]
Catalogue: Ships & the Sea
Keywords: Sailing Yachting Boating Global Circumnavigation No Amzcom

 
ROYAL AKARANA YACHT CLUB
Coastal Cruising Handbook: A Guide to the North-East Coast of New Zealand and Anchorages from the Bay of Islands to Tauranga
Auckland, New Zealand, Whitcombe & Tombs. 1972, First Edition. Buckram, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Blue bds with crisp titles (fresh and unworn) pp 160 with 100 charts including 2 fold out, one of which is tipped in to front, eratta slip laid in to rear. Tight and pristine not inscribed. #Kiwiana#. Fine/N/A.
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Book number: 10409
USD 18.00 [Appr.: EURO 16.25 | £UK 14.5 | JP¥ 1948]
Catalogue: Ships & the Sea
Keywords: Boating Sailing Yachting Nautical New Zealand

 
COOK, PETER
Boat Building Methods
London, United Kingdom, Adlard Coles. 1971, First Edition. (ISBN: 0229974988) Hard Cover with dust jacket, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Covers the methods, techniques and materials including workshop layout for ease of building. pp 127 with 55 figural illus CONDITION is as new apart from sl sunned spine to DJ. Fine/Fine.
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Book number: 10374
USD 16.00 [Appr.: EURO 14.5 | £UK 13 | JP¥ 1732]
Catalogue: Ships & the Sea
Keywords: Boatbuilding Sports Recreation Boating 0229974988

 
DAGGET, KENDRICK PRICE
Fifty Years of Fortitude : Maritime Career of Captain Jotham Blaisdell of Kennebunk Maine 1810-1860
Mystic, Ct, Mystic Seaport Museum. 1988, First Edition. (ISBN: 0913372439) Cloth with dust jacket, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Very fine. American Maritime Library Vol XII. Green bds with crisp Gilt title (fresh and unworn) map eps, pp xiv 173 with 26 illus, tight unread copy, not inscribed. Original DJ is bright and unworn apart from one tiny tear top front. Fine/Fine.
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Book number: 5783
USD 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 27 | £UK 24.25 | JP¥ 3247]
Catalogue: Ships & the Sea
Keywords: Seafaring Life Transportation Ships Shipbuilding 0913372439

 
DAVISON, ANN
Last Voyage
London, United Kingdom, Peter Davies. 1951, First Edition. Hard Cover with dust jacket, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Written by the first woman to single handledly sail the Atlantic Ocean. Describes her life in the early 1930s as an aviator and her marriage to Frank Davison, another aviator, with whom she bought and ran a small commercial airfield. Mostly it is about their ill-fated purchase of "Reliance". With refurbishment debts a writ of repossession about to be nailed to the mast, Ann and Frank hurriedly set sail for the West Indies, with the boat unfinished, and into the teeth of a gale. CONDITION 248 pages with half tone photo plates, tidy name to first free end page, lightly foxed mainly at ends and edges, Brown cloth faded to edges corresponding to loss at spine ends of DJ which is a bit tatty. Good/Good.
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Book number: 14339
USD 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 10.75 | £UK 9.75 | JP¥ 1299]
Catalogue: Ships & the Sea

 
DEARDEN, RL (COMMANDER RN)
A Seafarer's Harvest
London, United Kingdom, Blackie & Son. 1937, 2nd Edition. Cloth, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Interesting Sailors yarns in the era of sailing ships. Blue bds and Black titles, spine sunned and paint spots to bds, interior clean and tight almost as new, not inscribed, pp 248 with 8 photo plates. A very good copy. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 7533
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MARINE DEPT
Safe-Working Loads : Departmental Tables governing the Safe-working Loads for Chains and Ropes
Wellington, New Zealand, Marine Department. 1935, First Edition. Soft Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Green card wraps with Black title (fresh with name top front) pp 80 with 24 illus through text, plus 4 fold out supplementary illus and charts to rear. Bright and clean with sl damp stain along bottom edge of first few pages. Near Fine/N/A.
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Book number: 11653
USD 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 22.5 | £UK 20.25 | JP¥ 2706]
Catalogue: Ships & the Sea

 
DICK, NEIL C.
Yacht Sailing Instrumentation
London, United Kingdom, Stanford Maritime. 1974, First Edition. (ISBN: 0540071382) Hard Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Laminated bds are sl bruised to spine head, pp 96 with illus, tight and clean, appears unread. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 10344
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Catalogue: Ships & the Sea
Keywords: Maritime 0540071382

 
EADDY, P A
Sails Beneath the Southern Cross
New Zealand, A. H. & A. W. Reed. 1954, First Edition. Hard Cover with dust jacket, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. An illustrated history that deals mainly with the old inter-colonial sailing ships which were engaged in the timber trade between New Zealand and Australia. It also covers Schooners, Schooner racing, coastal shipping and has sections on specific ships including Ysabel, Neptune, Northern Chief and the Southern Cross. CONDITION Green bds are clean though top front cnr is slightly bumped, 196 pages with 21 illus. Copy is bright and crisp as new internally apart from tidy ownership stamp to front paste down obscured by DJ flap. DJ is clean and unscuffed with 3 short tears to front. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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Book number: 14995
USD 35.00 [Appr.: EURO 31.25 | £UK 28.25 | JP¥ 3788]
Catalogue: Ships & the Sea
Keywords: Colonial Sailing Ships Nautical Genealogy

 
ELLIS, E.S.
Lost in Samoa : a Tale of Adventure in the Navigator Islands
London, Cassell & Co. 1894, Re-Issue. Hard Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ill.: Gordon Browne. 5th thousandth. Blue bds illustrated in a 6 colour pallette, bright gilt titles (a little rubbed to cloth at spine ends and tips o/w unscuffed) front free end paper pasted to front pastedown (to cover inscription?) pp viii 248 plus publishers cat to rear, 8 illus all present, tissue guard to frontis. Very bright and clean copy. Very Good.
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Book number: 15199
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Catalogue: Ships & the Sea
Keywords: Gordon Browne

 
LE GOLIF, LOUIS ADHEMAR TIMOTHEE; T'SERSTEVENS, T & ALAUX, G (EDS); BARNES, MALCOLM (TRANS)
Memoirs of a Buccaneer. Being a Wondrous and Unrepentant Account of the Prodigious Adventures and Amours of King Louis XIV's Loyal Servant Known for His Singular Wound as Borgnefesse Captain of the Buccaneers. Told By Himself
London, United Kingdom, George Allen & Unwin. 1954, 2nd Impression. Hard Cover with dust jacket, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Originally published in France 1952, this is the 2nd English impression in year of publication. Blue bds with crisp Silver title (fresh and unworn) frontis plate of the original manuscript, pp 236 with double page map of the West Indies in Red & Blank ink. Nice crisp copy with toning to pages oposing frontis plate due to differing paper types, light foxed to eps and edges. Original DJ is fresh and unworn. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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Book number: 12082
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Catalogue: Ships & the Sea
Keywords: Biography West Indies 17th Century Piracy

 
GREENOP, FRANK S
Coast of Tragedy
Sydney, Australia, K. G. Murray. 1944, First Edition. Quarto Cloth, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. 26 tales of Maritime disasters in Australian and NZ waters. Papered bds with Orange and Orange cloth spine (sl age toned bds with fading to spine, else not worn) pp 256 with tight and clean interior, sl foxed fore edge, not inscribed. #New Zealand History#. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 10322
USD 18.00 [Appr.: EURO 16.25 | £UK 14.5 | JP¥ 1948]
Catalogue: Ships & the Sea
Keywords: New Zealand Australia Maritime Disasters Maori Sealers

 
HAKLUYT, RICHARD
The Principal Navigations, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation : Made By Sea or Overland to the Emote and Farthest Distant Quarters of the Earth at Any Time Within the Compasse of These 1600 Yeares. Volume 4. Everyman's Library
London, United Kingdom, J M Dent & Co. 1926, Re-Issue. Cloth, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. "Richard Hakluyt (1552 - 1616) was an English writer, famous for his Voyages, which provided William Shakespeare and others with material, and was a foundation for the travel literature genre. Originally published, in 1589, using eye-witness accounts as far as possible." CONDITION Green bds are fresh with light wear to spine ends, Gilt title is dulled, pp x 386 has the odd fox spot, text block bright, small name to ffep. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 11659
USD 16.00 [Appr.: EURO 14.5 | £UK 13 | JP¥ 1732]
Catalogue: Ships & the Sea

 
HANNAY, DAVID
Rodney : English Men of Action
London, United Kingdom, Macmillan. 1891, First Edition. Cloth, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. George Brydges Rodney, 1st Baron Rodney (1718 - 1792) - British naval officer, politician. "1749 he was appointed governor and commander-in-chief of Newfoundland, with the rank of Commodore, it being usual at that time to appoint a naval officer, chiefly on account of the fishery interests. During the Seven Years' War Rodney rendered important services. In 1757 he had a share in the expedition against Rochefort, next year, in the same ship, he served under Boscawen at the taking of Louisburg (Cape Breton). 1759 he became a rear-admiral, and commanded a small squadron intended to destroy a large number of flat-bottomed boats and stores which were being collected at Havre for an invasion of the English coasts. He bombarded the town for two days and nights, and inflicted great loss. Appointed commander-in-chief of the Leeward Islands station and was made Vice-Admiral." CONDITION Red bds with bright Gilt title (fresh with sl edge wear, aged toned spine and canted bottom cnrs) engraved portait frontis with tissue guard, pp vii 222 with rough cut pages, mostly tight and bright with browning to eps. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 6383
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Catalogue: Ships & the Sea
Keywords: Naval Officer Politician Biography

 
HAWKINS, CLIFFORD
Out of Auckland : A Survey of the Commercial Sailing Craft Built in the Auckland Province and in Particular Those Sailing Out of Auckland with Some Account of Their Trade
New Zealand, Pelorus Press. 1960, First Edition. Hard Cover with dust jacket, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. A history of the scows, ketches and schooners that traded out of Auckland in the 19th and 20th century. With a forward by Dr R A Falla Dirctor of the Dominion Museum (now the Auckland War Memorial Museum). CONDITION Blue cloth has mottled patches (fading?) o/w only slighted wear to bottom cnrs, pp xvi 199, errata slip and numerous historical photo illus and reproduced advertising, list of all the ships built, where and by which shipbuilder, year, size and draught, bottom cnr of last few pages are creased. Tight and bright internally. Original DJ fresh with chipped to spine head, a little rubbed spine heel and tips,nice in Brodart book cover. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: 14493
USD 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 44.75 | £UK 40.5 | JP¥ 5411]
Catalogue: Ships & the Sea

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